BRIEF ANALYSIS OF MALAYSIA VEHICLE CERTIFICATION

BRIEF ANALYSIS OF MALAYSIA VEHICLE CERTIFICATION

RELEASE DATE:2020-12-02 16:20
ABSTRACT: In Malaysia, Vehicle Type Approval (VTA) is a procedure conducted on all vehicle models before the registration process is done. This is done to guard the identity, dimension, weight, build characteristics and the specifications of the vehicle to ensure that it is compliant with the stipulations set under 1987 Road Transport Act and the Road Transport Rules. To ensure the procedure is conducted smoothly and transparently, a committee known as the National Committee for Type Approval and Homologation was formed to assess each VTA application to make sure that the vehicle adheres to all the requirements.


The National Committee for Type Approval and Homologation chaired by the JPJ Director-General and comprises of various government and private agencies such as Standards and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia(SIRIM), Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS), Ministry of International Trade and Industry(MITI), Ministry of Transport(MOT), Malaysian Customs, Computerized Vehicle Inspection Center(PUSPAKOM),Environmental Department( JAS), Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism(KPDNKK),  Standards Malaysia and also the Malaysian Automotive Institute (MAI).


Certification of the scope of the new models must be completed by the National Type Approval Committee for approval, JPJ inspection of the implementation of the vehicle type approval (referred to as VTA), the parts must be completed parts type approval (CTA), before entering the Malaysian market.




VEHICLE TYPE APPROVAL (VTA)

Malaysia fully adopted the UNECE vehicle technical regulations, the use of internationally accepted vehicle type approval system, therefore, in the classification of vehicle products, Malaysia is consistent with international practice, that is, in full accordance with the UNECE regulations and the EU vehicle type approval framework of the Technical Directive 2007/46/EC to classify and define.


Partial technical requirement for the vehicles of category M in Malaysia are as follows:


No.
Items
Applicable vehicles
Regulation
1
Reflex Reflectors
M1,M2,M3
UN R3
2
Rear Registration Plate Lamp
M1,M2,M3
UN R4
3
Indicator Performance
M1,M2,M3
UN R6
4
Brake lamp performance
M1,M2,M3
UN R7
5
Radio Interference Suppression
M1,M2,M3
UN R10
6
Door Latches and Hinges (M1 only)
M1
UN R11
7
Steering mechanism
M1
UN R12
8
Brake performance
M1 M2,M3
UN R13; R13H
9
Safety Belt Anchorages
M1,M2,M3
MS 75; UN R14
10
Prevention of Fire Risks
M1,M2,M3
UN R34
11
Safety Belt
M1,M2,M3
MS 1175; UN R16
12
Seats
M1,M2,M3
UN R17; R80
13
Protection Against Unauthorised Use
M2,M3 M1
MS 1742; UN R18; UN R97; UN R116
14
Front Fog Lamps (If fitted)
M1,M2,M3
UN R19
15
Interior Fittings (M1 only)
M1
UN R21
16
Reversing Lamps
M1,M2,M3
UN R23
17
Head Restraint
M1,M2,M3
UN R25
18
External Projection (M1 only)
M1
UN R26
19
Advance warning triangles
M1,M2,M3
UN R27
20
Audible Warning Device
M1,M2,M3
UN R28
*For a full version of the technical items and for other vehicles, please contact ATIC

COMPONENT TYPE APPROVAL (CTA)
The Component Type Approval (CTA) Approval Application aims to ensure that every automotive component / system that has been gazetted in the Customs Order (Prohibition on Imports) for domestic supply and sale complies with the mandatory standards set as in the Table below.

No.
Items
Regulation
1
Motorcycle Helmet
MS 1; or UN R22
2
Child Safety Seat / Child Restraint System
UN R44; or UN R129
3
New Brake Lining or Brake Pad
UN R90
4
New Pneumatic Tyres
UN R54; MS 149:2018; or MS ISO 1394:2017(second revision); or MS ISO 1394:2018(third revision)
5
New Retreaded Pneumatic Tyres
UN R108; UN R109; MS 224:2005
6
Speed Monitoring Device
UN R39
7
Gas Discharge Headlamp / Bulb for Motor Vehicle
UN R98; or UN R99; or MS ISO 303:2004
8
Seat for Motor Vehicle
UN R17; or UN R25
9
Safety Seatbelts
UN R16

CERTIFICATION PROCESS
1. Project application and preparation of materials
2. Send samples for testing and obtain a single E-mark certificate
3. Register and submit documents
4. JPJ inspection vehicle
5. Review by the Malaysian National Type Approval Committee
6. Issuance of VTA certificates after approval
7. Post-market surveillance

ATIC GLOBAL HOMOLOGATION RESEARCH AND VEHICLE CERTIFICATION DEPARTMENT
ATIC Automotive Regulation Research and Automotive Homologation Team is dedicated to global automotive regulation research, homologation procedure research and homologation project management. Based on ATIC digital platform, our team provides a series of automotive compliance services including market access solutions, technical verification, regulation interpretation, regulation database and update, training and Q&A, etc. ATIC automotive experts are nominated by European technical service and authorities covering all EU/UN regulations for M/N/O/T/L/NRMM category vehicle, system, component and separate technical unit. Authorities includes Netherlands (e/E4), Sweden (e/E5), Luxembourg (e/E13), Ireland (e/E24), Cyprus (e/E49) and San Marino (E57).


MALAYSIA CERTIFICATION PLEASE CONTACT

Emily graduated from Chongqing University of Technology with a master's degree. Emily focuses on automotive electronics cross-field compliance and certification solutions.
Emily Shui
Global Vehicle Regulation Research Department
Emily is Researcher in ATIC, she holds a Master's degree from Chongqing University of Technology. Emily is specializing in cross-disciplinary compliance and certification solutions, as well as ATIC regulation database development
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Mail: emily.shui@atic-cn.com